Ephraim L. and Louise Manning papers
Scope and Contents
Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings on local history and historic homes, world affairs, local news, and medical news; photos and slides (many of which document Black Hawk Hiking Club events), scrapbook pages, and cassette tapes.
- Creation: circa 1955-2007
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.
Ephraim Manning was born December 31, 1908 in Uitca, New York. He married Louise Nascher on September 12, 1937. Manning graduated from City College, received a master’s in bacteriology from New York University, and attended medical school in Zurich, Switzerland. Manning worked as an eye, nose, and throat physician in Davenport, Iowa, from 1949 until 1993. Both Ephraim and Louise were members of the Black Hawk Hiking Club, Friendship Force of the Quad Cities, and Viewfinders Camera Club.
3.2 Cubic Feet (/ 8 boxes and 2 AV boxes)
Language of Materials
Ephraim and Louise Manning were interested in participating in the Quad Cities community and its history. They were members of groups such as the Black Hawk Hiking Club, Friendship Force of the Quad Cities, and Viewfinders Camera Club. Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings on local history and historic homes, world affairs, local news, and medical news; photos, slides, scrapbook pages, and cassette tapes.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Jean Phillips, October 2011.
Processed by Harrison Phillis in July 2019.
- Moline (Ill.) -- History
- Rock Island (Ill.)
- Rock Island County (Ill.) -- History
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- faculty
- Black Hawk State Historic Site
- Historic sites -- Illinois -- Rock Island
- Parks -- Illinois -- Rock Island
- Trails -- Illinois
- Trails -- United States -- History
- Manning (Ephraim L. and Louise) papers, circa 1975-1991.
- In Progress
- Harrison Phillis
- July 2019
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